Donald Anthony Morisi, 73, of Charleston, a retired graphic designer and an Air Force veteran, died Wednesday in the VA Medical Center, Brooklyn.
He was born and raised in Brooklyn, and graduated from Aviation High School in Queens.
He also lived in Mariners Harbor before settling in Charleston.
Mr. Morisi served in the U.S. Air Force from 1961 to 1967. He attained the rank of sergeant.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn.
A graphic designer, he worked for 14 years at Michelin Automotive Tires. He later worked for the New York City Housing Authority, retiring in 2006.
He volunteered as a Boy Scout leader.
He enjoyed the arts, graphic design, aviation, classic cars and camping.
His son Scott, died in 1999.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth; his son, Terrence, and his daughter, Julie Elizabeth Cena.
The funeral will be Monday, from the Meislohn-Silvie Funeral Home, Port Richmond, with a mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle R.C. Church, Pleasant Plains. Burial will be in Ocean View Cemetery, Oakwood